Fountaine-Pajot announces 2017-2018 sales up 34%
The Fountaine-Pajot shipyard yesterday published its sales for the entire 2017-2018 fiscal year (from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018).
La chantier rochelais announces sales at constant scope, up 34%, to 106 million euros (excluding the integration of Dufour Yachts, acquired this year by Fountaine-Pajot), and a total turnover up 74%, to 137.6 million euros (including the 4 months of activity of Dufour Yachts).
Fountaine-Pajot is continuing to grow (on a like-for-like basis) with 2017-2018 sales exceeding expectations, with a 34% increase.
This dynamic is driven both by the launch this year of two new models (the Saona 47 sailing and the MY 44 engine) and the improvement of industrial processes, which has accelerated the pace of production and production. ship deliveries.
The project also consolidates its international development (87% of export sales), with double-digit growth across all markets.
The geographic distribution of sales is as follows: 28.4% in Europe, 23.5% in North America, 18% for large export and 17.1% for the Caribbean area. France is up 82.9% and accounts for 13.1% of sales.
Sales of Dufour monohull sailboats are mainly oriented towards Europe (58% of sales) and in particular in France (26%).
Fountaine-Pajot announces that it is maintaining its strategy, in terms of renewal and range expansion, with two new models in the sailing range: Astréa 42, winner of the “Monocoque of the Year” award (awarded by Voile Magazine) , and the Alegria 67, very noticed this year at the Cannes Yachting Festival.
The manufacturer of Rochelais, which anticipates a new year of growth, also continues its development in the market of motor yachts, with the upcoming release of the new MY 40.
Dufour Yachts has also launched two novelties 2018; the D390 and D430, thus completing the Grand Large range by covering all monohull needs from 31 to 63 feet.